from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A harsh, unilaterally imposed settlement with a defeated party.
- n. An authoritative or dogmatic statement or decree.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a harsh penalty or settlement imposed upon a defeated party by the victor
- n. a dogmatic decree
Therefore i suggest you state due to an immediate Police priority you have concluded that in this case that discrestional avoidance of the aforementioned H&S diktat is necessary.
A "diktat" -- let's start spelling it right -- is an "authoritative or dogmatic statement or decree."
The diktat is the latest cultural control slapped on broadcasters in what is a highly sensitive political year for China.
There was no appeal against the Earl's diktat, which is evidence of the vast powers he had over the hoi polloi.
Maybe I was reading too deeply into things due to the time I had spent on the Pure Romance site, but I couldn't help thinking that the Great Head trail map looked a lot like a "diktat:"
If this problem is not dealt with and resolved, there is really nothing to discuss, there is nothing but to bend the knee before the "diktat" of Hanoi and Moscow.
And in case you didn't notice, he also throws in a Communist term "diktat" so you dummies will be totally repulsed and imagine Stalin lurking.
The new "diktat" lets the FBI conduct investigations up to a year without having to show suspicion of criminal activity.
Diplomats say that France has taken such a strong stand because it objects to Washington's "diktat" at the United Nations which led to the brutal dropping of support for Boutros-Ghali six months ago.
They were suspended for four years for beating up Samajwadi Party MLA Abu Asim Azmi for not following their leader Raj Thackeray's "diktat" of taking oath as MLA in Marathi.
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